Announcements
 
October 11, 2018 - Danny Hensley Retires

Congratulations to Danny Hensley on his retirement from the US Army Corps of Engineers.

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
October 11, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

September 28, 2018 Warrior Tombigbee River Familiarization Tour

 
July 31, 2018 - Maintenance on Holt Lock Pic 4

Check out these images taken by Larry Merrihew. Also check out the video on YouTube.com at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHWlGH84k24 and make sure your sound is on.

 
July 31, 2018 - Maintenance on Holt Lock Pic 3

Check out these images taken by Larry Merrihew. Also check out the video on YouTube.com at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHWlGH84k24 and make sure your sound is on.

 
July 31, 2018 - Maintenance on Holt Lock Pic 2

Check out these images taken by Larry Merrihew. Also check out the video on YouTube.com at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHWlGH84k24 and make sure your sound is on.

 
July 31, 2018 - Maintenance on Holt Lock Pic 1

Check out these images taken by Larry Merrihew. Also check out the video on YouTube.com at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHWlGH84k24 and make sure your sound is on.

 
June 24, 2018 - Holt Lock Closure

The Holt Lock Closure is scheduled for 10 July through 08 August 2018 (30 days).

The main activity will be replacement of the lower miter gates (400 tons each), with other activities including the repair and maintenance of the upper miter gates, misc. repairs on lock valve, inspections, and replacing sections of hydraulic piping in the lock galleries. Our O&M Contractor, R&D Maintenance Services, will perform the work with Barnhart Crane Company as a sub; erecting the gantry crane across the lock and lifting the gates. Below are some dates for major activities that may be of interest for those planning to visit.

Note: Dates for activities are estimates and could change as work progresses. Please call for status updates.

- Pre-Closure work - 05 July through 09 July - will be for equipment set-up and beginning to install components for the gantry crane. Installing lifting lugs on the old gates.
- 10 July - 19 July - (1) Close Lock. (2) Continuing with lifting lug install and Crane set-up; install of 8 foot girders across lock and install of hoist, load test, test for service. Begin Hydraulic pipe repair.

Major Work Events:
(1) Removal of old gates and set new gates in recess. During this activity, the lock will be at lower pool (not dewatered) and the new gates will be on temporary support stands.
Start - 19 July
End - 22 July
Set Lower stop logs - 23 July

(2) Set new gates onto new pintle balls and connected at top with new anchorage links (link boring, adjustment, etc). These activities will be performed with the lock dewatered.
Start - 28/29 July
End - 31 July

(3) Ensure gates are plumb, check swing, stress (if needed), adjust blocks
Start first of these activities - 31 July/01 August

(4) Test Lock Operation and Open Lock
Start/End - 08 August